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February 8, 2016
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PRI's The World: 02/08/2016 Marco Werman checks in from Tehran. He flew into Iran's capital over the weekend, and gives host Carol Hills his first impressions. Plus, one day ahead of the New Hampshire primary, we look at the US presidential race from a Dutch point of view. Also, Carol speaks with Nakkiah Lui, an aboriginal writer and satirist who stars in a show on Australian TV called "Black Comedy."
PRI's The World: 02/05/2016 Cargo ships are taking strange routes to European ports, passing through Syrian, Libyan and Lebanese waters and that's raising serious security concerns. Plus, we hear about the value of Parmesan cheese. It's so valuable that one Italian cheesemaker is issuing bonds backed by the giant aged rounds. Also, Maurice White, founder of the band Earth, Wind & Fire, Died this week at the age of 74. The band blended soul, funk, jazz and a bit of everything else. White himself, though, was heavily influenced by the study of ancient Egypt.
PRI's The World: 02/04/2016 Today we hear from reporter Jeanne Carstensen in Flint, Michigan, where she connects the dots between Flint and the Greek island of Lesbos. Also, in Syria, peace talks have broken down, even as aid groups work to secure more funding to help the country's beleaguered population. Plus, a young Pakistani woman who toured her country on a motorcycle ? and documented every moment of it online.
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Syria 'exterminating detainees' - report The Syrian government has carried out a state policy of extermination against thousands of detainees, UN human rights investigators say.
Police and vendors clash in Hong Kong Police have clashed with protesters in the Mong Kok district of Hong Kong during an operation to shut down illegal food stalls.
IS widow charged over US hostage death The widow of a former senior Islamic State leader is charged over the death of US hostage Kayla Mueller last year, the US justice department says.
Even the President has to deal with crappy Wi-Fi sometimes
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American communities are putting themselves back together
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